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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & N. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A low shrub with smooth-glaucous more or less erect branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellow
Note
Commonly grown in hedges
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually deciduous.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

Euphorbia lateriflora Schumach. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [12391], Nigeria 2077.000
Meikle, R.D., Nigeria 5532.000
Hepper, F.N. [1129], Nigeria 5533.000
Dalziel, J.M. [392], Nigeria 7065.000

First published in Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 252 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 177.
  • Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 13: 546
  • Monod in Mém. I.F.A.N. 18: 19.
  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 552

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0